The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 136 94 119
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +25
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.50% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£303 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £354 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £368 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
+4.97% +57.85%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1164 799 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.95% 35.53% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 487 618
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 96
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -8 6 £231 - 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £595 - 3
Somerset - - - -
Bristol - - - - 6
Cornwall - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 18 (54.55%) SQL
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) McAfee
4 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
5 12 (36.36%) VB
6 11 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 10 (30.30%) .NET
8 9 (27.27%) ClearCase
8 9 (27.27%) Citrix
8 9 (27.27%) Sophos
8 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
8 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
10 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) XenApp
11 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
11 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) Symantec

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) Essbase
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (27.27%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) ASP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 9 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) MVC
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.03%) OOP
4 1 (3.03%) OO
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) VB
3 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.06%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 6 (18.18%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.03%) MOM
5 1 (3.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 13 (39.39%) McAfee
3 9 (27.27%) Sophos
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Symantec
5 5 (15.15%) Altiris
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) Computacenter
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
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